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China is hosting Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations

China is hosting Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations in close collaboration with UNESCO in its capital city Beijing from 15 to 22 May, 2019. The conference will focus on themes of the exchange and mutual learning of Asia civilizations, and a community of shared future. During the event, an opening ceremony and six parallel ..


Bernard Lewis, renowned Jewish-American historian passes away

Bernard Lewis (101), the renowned Jewish-American historian, has passed away in New Jersey, United States on May 19, 2018. He was one of the most famous and influential Middle East scholars in the world who warned of a “clash of civilizations” between Islam and the West. His influential books shaped generations of scholars on the ..


Indian Ambassador asks US students to stay alert on effects of protectionism

Addressing the students at University of Florida, India’s Ambassador to the United States Nirupama Rao has asked American students to be alert to the crushing effects of protectionism as it is retrogressive and blocks economic growth and development in the age of globalization. She held that the borders b/w nations are becoming increasingly porous, and ..